Old Garrison building set for major revamp

A NON-profit organisation in Garrison is embarking on a major fundraising drive to renovate and revamp one of the oldest buildings in the village. In 1987, the Lough Melvin Holiday Centre was established in Main Street, Garrison. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic though, the company ceased existence in 2020 and the building has […]

Devenish GAA launches 10K and 5K

DEVENISH GAA is preparing to host the one of the most scenic races in the country, the Garrsion 10k and 5k, with all proceeds from this year’s event going towards a community gym for the village. Taking place on September 2nd at 12 noon, the chip-timed run and walk was launched recently on the shores of […]

Ladies club championship schedule confirmed

THE Fermanagh ladies fixtures committee has confirmed that the Ladies Senior Championship, which involves three teams, Kinawley, Derrygonnelly and Enniskillen Gaels will get underway on Saturday 20 August. The Intermediate Championship throws in on the weekend of 24/25 August and the Junior Championship preliminary round starts on 17/18 September.  The first game in the senior […]

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A victory would be very sweet for Treacy

FIRST and foremost, Ger Treacy is a Fermanagh man. A Fermanagh man living in Tyrone but there’s no question that his roots are firmly embedded in Fermanagh GAA. On Saturday night, you’ll find him on the sideline with Kieran Donnelly and not for the first time. Back in 2011, Treacy was part of Peter Canavan’s backroom team alongside […]

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More at stake than just the intermediate crown

The Fermanagh Club Championship always throws up some tasty ties and Saturday’s Intermediate Championship Final between Erne Gaels and Devenish is one that whets the appetite. With a total of 19 championship titles between them, 15 of which were for Devenish, 10 senior and five juniors, as opposed to Erne Gaels’ four honours, two seniors, one […]

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Death of priest who devoted life to rural parish

THERE was widespread sorrow this week at the news of the death of Canon Patrick Lonergan, retired parish priest of Belleek and Garrison. Canon Lonergan died in the South West Acute Hospital in Enniskillen after a short illness. Described as ‘an iconic figure’  he was one of the main influences in the establishment of St […]

Sports project welcome boost for Garrison area

THE Garrision area is to get a much needed shot in the arm with news that Devenish GAA club is planning to build a major new development which will provide a number of new amenities for local people. The plans were revealed at the club’s centenary dinner dance at the Mill Park Hotel in Donegal […]